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Download: Guide to Delegating Legal Contract Responsibility

Download: Guide to Delegating Legal Contract Responsibility

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Delegating contract management activities to your non-lawyer professionals has a variety of advantages, but it needs to be planned deliberately and strategically.

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Download: Improve Compliance Training to Reduce Risk

Download: Improve Compliance Training to Reduce Risk

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Poor decisions made by employees or lack of awareness around the law can expose your organization to workplace harassment fines, wage & hour violations, and international bribery and corruption charges.

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One of North Texas’ Largest Women-Owned Law Firms Celebrates 10th Anniversary

One of North Texas’ Largest Women-Owned Law Firms Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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Award-winning Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC is celebrating its 10th year as one of the largest women-owned law firms in North Texas.

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Annual Security Report Preparation: 10 Questions to Ensure Compliance

Annual Security Report Preparation: 10 Questions to Ensure Compliance

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Preparing your institution’s Annual Security Report (ASR) is critical in demonstrating your school’s compliance with the Clery Act, says Canopy Programs by United Educators.

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SCCE Announces Speakers for Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute

SCCE Announces Speakers for Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute

Event, Oct. 21-24, 2018
The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics has announced the lineup of keynote speakers for the upcoming Compliance & Ethics Conference in Las Vegas.

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Download: Basics of E-Discovery Guide (2nd Edition)

Download: Basics of E-Discovery Guide (2nd Edition)

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Exterro has published the second edition of its Basics of E-Discovery Guide and made it available for downloading at no charge.

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East Texas Firm Chalks Up $43.3 Million Med-Mal Verdict

East Texas Firm Chalks Up $43.3 Million Med-Mal Verdict

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In a new video, lawyers from Tyler, Texas-based Martin Walker PC discuss a recent medical malpractice case that yielded their client a $43.32 million verdict, including $25 million in exemplary damages.

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Webinar: Open Source Software – Risk Management & IP Value Protection

Webinar: Open Source Software – Risk Management & IP Value Protection

Webinar, July 31, 10 a.m. CDT
Security vulnerabilities or licensing loopholes stemming from open source software can result in product recalls, the loss of valuable IP and terrible damage to your reputation and bottom line.

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Webinar: Leveraging the Data in Your Contracts to Prove the Value of Legal

Webinar: Leveraging the Data in Your Contracts to Prove the Value of Legal

Webinar, July 26, 2018, 10 a.m. PST
The webinar will discuss legal’s new role as a strategic business function has forced legal teams to evolve, shifting from cost-center to profit-center.

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Webinar: Best Practices for Impactful Compliance Training

Webinar: Best Practices for Impactful Compliance Training

Webinar, July 19, 2018, 1 p.m. ET
The event is designed to show how companies are using their training programs to change employee behavior and positively impact corporate culture.

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Are Your Vendors Putting You at Risk Under California’s New Privacy Law?

Are Your Vendors Putting You at Risk Under California’s New Privacy Law?

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Companies must take stock of what personal data their company has, where it resides, how long it’s retained, and third parties with whom they share their data, advises the Association of Corporate Counsel.

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Proxy Season Survival Tip: Make Board Composition a Priority

Proxy Season Survival Tip: Make Board Composition a Priority

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A new NACD article explains how boards can avert activist demands — by knowing what their shareholders are thinking and staying ahead of possible grievances.

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3 Simple Steps to Creating a Contract Lifecycle Management Shortlist

3 Simple Steps to Creating a Contract Lifecycle Management Shortlist

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The CLM market has become increasingly crowded, so finding a solution that supports the volume needs of enterprise contracts can be challenging.

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Live Webinar: Using A.I. to Make Sure You’re Covered This Summer

Live Webinar: Using A.I. to Make Sure You’re Covered This Summer

Webinar, July 18, 2018, 2 p.m. EDT
LawGeex will present a live webinar titled “How Contract Review Automation Helps Mitigate Risk to Your Organization,” on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at 2 p.m. EDT.

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Dallas Firm Secures $166M Verdict in Fort Worth Murder-for-Hire Case

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Attorneys for Dallas-based Fears Nachawati Law Firm have secured a $166 million verdict against the daughter and son-in-law of a North Texas woman who was killed in 2014 for the proceeds of life insurance policies totaling $5 million.

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Invitation: SCCE’s Compliance & Ethics Institute

Invitation: SCCE’s Compliance & Ethics Institute

Event, Oct. 21-24, 2018, Las Vegas
The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics will present its 17th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute, October 21-24 in Las Vegas, with top industry experts and professionals from around the world.

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Reducing the Cost of Arbitrating Large Complex Cases

Reducing the Cost of Arbitrating Large Complex Cases

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The Streamlined Three-Arbitrator Panel Option allows parties to utilize a single arbitrator for the preliminary and discovery stages of a case, the AAA explains.

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Two Proven Ways to Measure Your Compliance Program

Two Proven Ways to Measure Your Compliance Program

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With data from more than 1,200 respondents, these NAVEX Global reports provide analysis of today’s compliance challenges relating to policy management and hotline reporting.

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McKool Smith Wins the Most ‘Top 100 Verdicts’

McKool Smith Wins the Most ‘Top 100 Verdicts’

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In 2002, The National Law Journal published its first annual listing of the nation’s ‘Top 100 Verdicts.’ Since that time, no law firm in the country has won more Top 100 Verdicts than McKool Smith.

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New Survey Results: Examining the State of E-Discovery 2018

New Survey Results: Examining the State of E-Discovery 2018

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“The State of E-Discovery 2018” covers the results of an Exterro survey of industry trends, practices and challenges and is available for downloading at no charge.

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